Wednesday marked the beginning of the 2019 Legislative session. With a
The 2019 committee chairs have already been chosen. You will find that list below. Over the next few days, the chamber will decide the complete committee assignments. You can find the 2019 Senate roster here. That will then lead us to bill introduction. Be on the lookout for the makeup of the Government, Military and Veterans Affairs committee — this is where most of our bills are assigned.
Once bill introduction begins, we will let you know what to watch out for and how you can make a difference in our mission to modernize elections in Nebraska.
In the meantime, if you haven’t already done so, voting rights advocates can update information with us here so we can be most effective with our advocacy work.
Thank you for your continued support and all that you do to preserve every Nebraskan’s access to the ballot box.
For more on Civic Nebraska’s voting rights initiatives, click here.
— John Cartier, J.D., Director of Voting Rights
2019 Nebraska Legislature Committee Chairs
Agriculture – Halloran
Appropriations – Stinner
Banking – Williams
Business and Labor – M. Hansen
Education – Groene
General Affairs – Briese
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs – Brewer
Health and Human Services – Howard
Judiciary – Lathrop
Natural Resources – Hughes
Nebraska Retirement Systems – Kolterman
Revenue – Linehan
Transportation and Telecommunications – Friesen
Urban Affairs – Wayne
Rules – Crawford
Enrollment and Review – Slama